Fruit Bowl Pressed in the "Argus" Pattern

Object Name: 
Fruit Bowl Pressed in the "Argus" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fruit Bowl Pressed in the "Argus" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.363
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 30.5 cm; Rim Diam: 35.25 cm; Foot Diam: 18.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1875
Primary Description: 
Fruit Bowl Pressed in the "Argus" Pattern. Lead glass, colorless; pressed in two parts; large circular bowl with sides rising in attenuated ogee curve to broad scalloped rim, and with seven graduated rows of thumbprints, joined by merese to standard with fluted hollow baluster stem on broad circular scalloped foot with circle of thumbprints on underside.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Argus
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
1999 Commemorative Stamp Yearbook: Nature of America (1999) illustrated, p. 42, center; BIB# 63171
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) illustrated, p. 161, #271; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 35, 93, pl. 55; BIB# 33046
Tableware in Transition Pressed Flint Glass (1988) illustrated, p. 38, ill.;
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 298; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 250, #982; BIB# 30457